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Forthcoming Development Policy Books

You are currently browsing 41–50 of 62 forthcoming new books in the subject of Development Policy — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future books.

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  1. Biodiversity Research, Bioprospecting and Commercialization

    Science, Markets and Access and Benefit-sharing

    By Sarah Laird, Rachel Wynberg

    Series: People and Plants International Conservation

    The access and benefit-sharing (ABS) policy process of the Convention on Biological Diversity (CBD), and wider discussions about the ethical and conservation issues arising from the commercial use of biodiversity and traditional knowledge, depend upon a well-developed understanding of the...

    To Be Published February 15th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Transportation and Strategic Asset Management

    A Sustainable Approach to Maintain Critical Infrastructure

    By Erik Stromberg, Thomas H. Wakeman III

    Long-term financial planning and sound governance is essential for maintaining transportation infrastructure and assets. Public-private sector partnerships and cooperation are vital. This book looks at the current state of our infrastructure and ways to better maintain it with environmentally...

    To Be Published February 26th 2015 by CRC Press

  3. Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining for Economic Development

    Applications, Strategies and Techniques

    Edited by Kweku-Muata Osei-Bryson, Corlane Barclay

    This book offers insights into the scope of data mining initiatives, including their socio-economic and legal implications to stakeholders, organizations, and society. There is a current paucity of literature with emphasis on developing countries or relatable cases with relevance to their...

    To Be Published March 1st 2015 by Auerbach Publications

  4. Development-Induced Displacement and Resettlement

    Edited by Narae Choi, Irge Satiroglu

    Series: Routledge Studies in Development, Displacement and Resettlement

    Every year millions of people are displaced from their homes, livelihoods and communities due to land-based development projects. Our knowledge on development-induced displacement and resettlement (DIDR) remains limited even after decades of experience and research. Many questions are yet...

    To Be Published March 12th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Paradoxes of Aid Work

    Passionate Professionals

    By Silke Roth

    Series: Routledge Humanitarian Studies

    While the success and failure of development cooperation and humanitarian aid have found extensive coverage in the academic literature and the public debate, studies that address the experience of aid workers are still rare. This book explores the life worlds of people working in aid and analyses...

    To Be Published March 15th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Gender, Power and Knowledge for Development

    By Lata Narayanaswamy

    Series: Routledge Explorations in Development Studies

    Knowledge-for-development is thriving as an area of development practice. Yet the consequences of the proliferation of knowledge-based development practices as an area of development discourse and practice remain under-theorised and researched. This book interrogates the capacity of donor-funded...

    To Be Published March 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Development and Large-scale mining in the Asia-Pacific

    Unearthing Development

    By Glenn Banks

    Series: Routledge Pacific Rim Geographies

    Large-scale mining is one of the most controversial contemporary development enterprises in the Asia-Pacific. Despite a number of high-profile social, environmental and human rights controversies connected with the mining industry, it continues to be an integral part of the economies and...

    To Be Published April 1st 2015 by Routledge

  8. Biofuels, Food Security and Developing Economies

    By Nazia Mintz-Habib

    The last decade has witnessed major crises in both food and energy security across the world. One response to the challenges of climate change and energy supply has been the development of crops to be used for biofuels. But as this book shows, this can divert agricultural land from food production...

    To Be Published April 15th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Tourism and Sustainability

    Development, Globalisation and New Tourism in the Third World, 4th Edition

    By Martin Mowforth, Ian Munt

    To Be Published April 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Technology and Human Development

    By Ilse Oosterlaken

    Series: The Routledge Human Development and Capability Debates

    This book introduces the capability approach – in which wellbeing, agency and justice are the core values - as a powerful normative lens to examine technology and its role in development. This approach attaches central moral importance to human capabilities understood as effective opportunities...

    To Be Published April 30th 2015 by Routledge